Commercial Awareness Group


 Queen Mary Commercial Awareness Society was founded with the purpose of elevating STEM, law, and non-law students' understanding of current affairs and the effects on the dynamic legal and commercial sectors.

At QMCAS, we are proud to have a diverse executive committee that campaigns for commercial awareness. As the most followed QMUL law society on Instagram and Twitter, our platforms allow us to reach a wide range of students with 40% of our members being from non-law and STEM backgrounds.
QMCAS is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion across the campus. 

Commercial Awareness is a skill that is obtained through keeping up with things going on in the world and understanding the implications therein. It is a skill that demonstrates you understand how businesses operate and how they may be affected by current affairs. Having commercial awareness is key within professional roles and is highly sought-after by employers.


Past Events:

Alternative Dispute Resolution Competition with Herbert Smith Freehills

Cybercrime, Cryptocurrencies, and Blockchain event by a representative from Cartwright King – interactive panel discussion and workshop

“Tech event” on AI, FinTech, and Smart Contracts, with speakers from ProFinda and Goji Investments

QMCAS Business Negotiation Competition held in collaboration with Ashurst LLP in 2020

Commercial Awareness workshops with Peter Watson and Christopher Stoakes

Commercial Awareness Competition in collaboration with the Financial Times and ELSA


Upcoming Events and Socials:

Self-development Workshop Series with Ashley Arnold

Article Writing Competition with The London Financial

Trick or Tequila, Halloween Social, at Tiger Tiger

Brand Ambassador's Fair in collaboration with QMSAS

Q&A Panel with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Commercial Awareness Competition in collaboration with ELSA


Our 2021-2022 Sponsors and Partners: 

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Bank of America


City Career Series


Please stay tuned for our upcoming events, opportunities, newsletters, and podcast episodes.

We look forward to meeting everyone this year :)

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